The Center for Public Leadership (CPL) at Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) announced today that Tufts University president emeritus Lawrence S. Bacow M.P.P. 1976, Ph.D. 1978, has joined the Center for Public Leadership (CPL) community as its inaugural Leader-in-Residence. Bacow’s two-year appointment begins this summer.

Bacow is known as a prominent expert on environmental policy and environmental dispute resolution, as well as a pioneering champion of broadened access to higher education and a scholar of technology’s role in expanding learning opportunities. He served as president of Tufts University from September 2001 through July 2011.

“I have long admired Larry Bacow for his inspiring and creative leadership, and I am excited that he will be joining us at the Kennedy School,” said HKS Dean David T. Ellwood.

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